Johnson Charles and Darren Bravo took the game away from India after Rohit Sharma's fine knock. India's bowlers Umesh Yadav and R Ashwin did try hard but could not prevent West Indies from garnering a narrow victory.
India vs West Indies
Story first published on: Monday, 01 July 2013 10:00
Statistical highlights - ODI - Kingston, Jamaica
# West Indies have set a record at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica by winning eight ODIs in succession between June 28, 2009 and June 30, 2013.
# West Indies' thrilling triumph is their first by one-wicket margin over India in ODIs. They had won by one-run margin against India at this venue on May 20, 2006.
# West Indies have won two games by one-wicket margin at this venue - their first win by such a margin was against New Zealand on March 26, 1996.
# West Indies have won four and lost two out of six played vs India at Kingston in ODIs. For the first time, they have won three successive ODIs vs India at this venue.
# Rohit Sharma has registered his tenth successive double-digit scores against the West Indies in ODIs.
# Rohit (60 off 89 balls) has recorded his highest score vs West Indies at Kingston, bettering the 57 on June 16, 2011.
# Rohit's ODI record against the West Indies is quite impressive, aggregating 689 at an average of 62.63 in 16 matches. His tally includes eight fifties.
# In just nine innings in the West Indies, Rohit has registered four fifties - his aggregate in the Caribbean being 332 (ave.55.33).
# Of his 16 fifties in ODIs, four have been recorded by Rohit in 2013.
# Dinesh Karthik and Rohit were involved in a stand of 59 - India's second highest partnership for the third wicket vs West Indies at Sabina Park, Kingston - the highest is 135 between Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik on June 26, 2009.
# Virat Kohli is averaging 35.50 in ODIs in 2013 - his tally being 355 in thirteen matches, including two fifties.
# Kohli's average of 35.50 this year is his worst in a calendar year when he has played at least six games. In four previous calendar years, his average was 54.16 in 2009, 47.38 in 2010, 47.62 in 2011 and 68.40 in 2012.
# In his last fifteen innings in ODIs, Kohli has posted just two fifties - 77 not out vs England at Ranchi on January 19, 2013 and 58 not out vs Sri Lanka at Cardiff on June 20.
# Denesh Ramdin became the third West Indian wicketkeeper to have appeared in 100 matches in ODIs, joining Jeff Dujon (167) and Ridley Jacobs (147).
# Darren Sammy (2/41) has produced his best bowling performance vs India in ODIs, bettering the 2 for 43 at North Sound on June 13, 2011.
# Suresh Raina (44 off 55 balls) has posted his highest score in the Caribbean, eclipsing the 43 vs West Indies at Port of Spain on June 6, 2011.
# Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni were involved in a stand of 58 - India's second highest fifth-wicket partnership vs West Indies at Kingston in ODIs - the highest is 64 between Yuvraj and Raina on May 20, 2006.
# Tino Best (2/54) has registered his best bowling figures vs India in ODIs, surpassing the 1 for 34 at Dambulla on July 31, 2005.
# Sunil Narine (10-0-56-0) has produced his worst bowling figures in terms of runs conceded in an ODI.
# Narine's ODI average is 22.23 (56 wickets in 33 matches) as against his average of 45.20 against India (five wickets in five games).
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar (11 not out) has posted his highest score in ODIs away from home.
# Bhuvneshwar has recorded a six for the first time in ODIs.
# Marlon Samuels (9-1-20-1) has produced an economy rate of 2.22 - his best vs India apart from his best in the Caribbean in ODIs.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is averaging 36.50 (292 runs in ten innings) - his worst in a calendar year in ODIs since 2005.
# Devon Smith's third duck in ODIs is his first vs India.
# Johnson Charles (97) has recorded his second fifty in ODIs - his highest against India, outstripping the 60 at The Oval on June 11, 2013.
# Apart from the two fifties in ODIs, Charles has registered two hundreds - one each vs Bangladesh and Australia.
# Charles has received his second Man of the Match award in ODIs - his first was against Zimbabwe for posting a career-best 130 at St.George's on February 22, 2013.
# Darren Bravo (55) has posted his tenth fifty in ODIs - his third vs India.
# Charles and Bravo have shared a partnership of 116 for the fourth wicket - West Indies' highest vs India at Kingston in ODIs.
# The aforesaid partnership, in fact, is West Indies' highest for any wicket vs India at Kingston, outstripping the 103 (unbroken) between Bravo and Sarwan for the third wicket on June 16, 2011.
# Umesh Yadav (3/43) enjoys an impressive bowling record against the West Indies, claiming ten wickets in five matches at an average of 24.30.
# Yadav's figures are the best by an Indian bowler vs West Indies at Kingston in ODIs, outstripping Irfan Pathan's 3 for 45 on May 20, 2006.
# Ravichandran Ashwin (2/44) has registered his best bowling figures in the Caribbean in ODIs.